## The Statues Are More Than Just Statues

In the wake of White Nationalists marching in Charlottesville, I saw a few variants of this question: “If these Confederate statues are so terrible, why didn...

## Tina Fey Eats Cake, Starting an Internal War

Tina Fey recently ate cake, and liberal America freaked out. On one side were those who insisted that Fey’s satire was brilliant, and that those who disliked it...

## James and the Giant Screed

I have a confession. I used to be a Men’s Rights Activist. I’ve been mulling an essay on this for a while now, but James and the Giant Screed has brought it to ...

## Why Privilege is White-Washed Supremacy

We are at what Lisa Hickey rightly calls an inflection point in the United States. White Supremacists and White Nationalists are marching around the nation, ost...

## White Men and the Well of Actually

It seems like a lot of white men like to be experts about everything. Years ago, when I was in graduate school studying linguistics, I was visiting my father. W...

## I dreamed a car crash (Sketch)

i dreamed a car crash, and my fingers burned with the sensate nothing that seared over me i could not scream because i had lost the right, and as the world melt...

## Is Zero a Factor of Zero?

Generally speaking, if $$a \times b = c$$, then $$a$$ and $$b$$ are factors of $$c$$. This concept appears at the secondary level in two contexts: The factors o...

## The Good and Bad of School Dress Codes

When I went to public school, the basic dress code for students was: Don’t cause trouble. We had what was ostensibly called “free dress,” but students did occas...